Artists are pulling away from art due to lack of motivation and recognition, said senior artiste Dr Tulasi Ramachandra.
She was speaking after inaugurating the district-level inter-college drama and folklore competition at Shriranga, Rangayana on Monday. She said that earlier artists were living their life with great difficulties. “Unfortunately their state has not been improved a little bit. This has confused them as to whether pursue art or just look at a way of making money,” she said.
“It is our responsibility to carry forward the folk culture and tradition that has been inherited from our ancestors. Our future generations should be able to witness our traditions and cultures,” she added.
Karnataka Janapada Academy member Kamsale Kumarswamy, Rangayana deputy director Nirmala Matapathi and others were present.